Anti-discrimination bill visits House for first time in nine years

A 2001 Missouri non-discrimination bill advanced to the House for the first time Monday, reports Towleroad.com.
Rep. Stephen Webber's bill is the first of its kind, first proposed nine years ago. (Courtesy of Wikipedia)

A 2001 Missouri non-discrimination bill advanced to the House for the first time Monday, reports Towleroad.com.

The bill, reintroduced by Rep. Stephen Webber (D-Columbia), would extend discrimination protection to sexual orientation and make it illegal to discriminate employment, housing and accommodations, the article states.

A Republican-controlled legislature, however, makes the bill’s passage unlikely, the article speculates.

Webber, 26, is the youngest representative in the House and served two tours in Iraq.

For the original Towleroad.com article, click here.

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